NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by the Broad Institute has investigated contributors to clonal hematopoiesis in the blood of healthy individuals, finding six genetic loci associated with deletions or loss of heterozygosity as well as several mosaic chromosomal alterations that increase the risk of blood cancer.

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